[Samba] Spurious data in file retrieved from Windows share via Samba

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Sat May 22 01:53:12 MDT 2010

On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 05:26:53PM -0600, Robert Dodier wrote:
> On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 4:42 PM, Michael Wood <esiotrot at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Ah, so you're using smbmount or mount.cifs or something like that to
> > get access to the Windows share?
> Yes, I'm using mount -t cifs and then reading the files from within
> the Linux file system.

Try "-o directio" as a mount option. This has helped me in
the past.


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